April 14, 2016

Mobile, AL – Ms. Harrietta Eaton, Bishop State’s Director of Public Relations and Marketing, has been elected Chair of Public Policy and Outreach Committee (PPOC) for NACE International (formerly known as the National Association of Corrosion Engineers) the worldwide authority on corrosion.

One of NACE’s major priorities is to work with policy makers throughout the United States to prevent the devastating effects of unmitigated corrosion. The PPOC works to emphasize corrosion planning and qualified personnel in key legislation, including such issues as: transportation, water infrastructure, and energy. This committee oversees all public relations and legislative affairs for the organization.

As chair of the PPOC, Ms. Eaton will work directly with Members of Congress, federal agencies, and lawmakers across the country to implement provisions that enhance public safety, protect the environment, and save taxpayers billions of dollars each year. Ms. Eaton will lead these efforts in Washington, D.C. during NACE’s Annual Legislative Fly-In June 8-9, 2016. Her role in NACE is as a volunteer supporter of the international corrosion organization.

About NACE International

Founded in 1943, NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves 36,000 members in 130 countries. Based in Houston, Texas, with offices in the U.S., China, Malaysia, India, Brazil and Saudi Arabia, and a training center in Dubai, the organization serves all industries impacted by corrosion and provides the most specified technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, and publications focused on corrosion prevention and mitigation. For more information, visit: www.nace.org

About the Bishop State Community College

Bishop State Community College is a state-supported, open-admission, urban community college located in Mobile. The College consists of four city campuses, dedicated to serving the residents of Mobile and Washington counties in southwest Alabama. The College is part of the Alabama College System, the state-supported network of two-year community, junior, and technical colleges that serves the residents of Alabama. Bishop State instructors are in touch with labor-market trends and job requirements, so its students can be assured they will get the education they need for success. For more information, visit www.bishop.edu.



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